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Videos

Microvascular Decompression in the Treatment of Cranial Nerve Disorders
March 7, 2014 -- Patients with trigeminal disorders are often afflicted with neuralgia and hemifacial spasms. In the past, physicians have struggled to diagnose and treat these conditions. But... Learn more>
Surgical Treatment of Moyamoya in the Pediatric Population
March 7, 2014 -- Stephanie Greene, MD, explains how surgical intervention is the only viable treatment to effectively halt neurological decline associated with moyamoya. Learn more>
Pituitary Adenoma Tumors and the Endoscopic Endonasal Approach
February 15, 2014 -- UPMC Center for Cranial Base Surgery co-director Paul A. Gardner, MD, explains pituitary adenoma tumors and the experience his multidisciplinary team has in treating the tumor... Learn more>
Craniopharyngioma Tumors and the Endoscopic Endonasal Approach
February 15, 2014 -- UPMC Center for Cranial Base Surgery co-director Paul A. Gardner, MD, explains craniopharyngioma tumors and the experience his multidisciplinary team has in treating the... Learn more>
Chordoma Tumors and the Endoscopic Endonasal Approach
February 15, 2014 -- UPMC Center for Cranial Base Surgery co-director Paul A. Gardner, MD, explains chordoma tumors and the experience his multidisciplinary team has in treating the tumor with... Learn more>
The Ironman Triathlon: A Metaphor for Neurosurgery
January 29, 2014 -- Joseph C. Maroon, MD, talks about his experience training for the Hawaii Ironman Triathlon and how that experience relates to his experience in training to be a neurosurgeon in a... Learn more>
Gamma Knife Radiosurgery for Trigeminal Neuralgia
January 29, 2014 -- L. Dade Lunsford explains trigeminal neuralgia and the advantages of using the Gamma Knife, a non-invasive one-day procedure, for treatment. Learn more>
Gamma Knife Radiosurgery for Acoustic Neuroma
January 29, 2014 -- L. Dade Lunsford, MD, explains acoustic neuromas and the advantages of using the Gamma Knife, a non-invasive one-day procedure, for treatment. Learn more>
Glycerol Rhizotomy Treatment for Trigeminal Neuralgia
January 29, 2014 -- L. Dade Lunsford, MD, explains trigeminal neuralgia and the advantages of using glycerol rhizotomy, a rapid action procedure, for treatment. Learn more>
Spinal Surgery at UPMC Hamot
January 2, 2014 -- J. Brad Bellotte, MD, discusses the benefits of minimally invasive spinal surgery versus more traditional surgical options. Learn more>
Arteriovenous Malformations: Management and Treatment
December 6, 2013 -- Drs. Robert Friedlander, L. Dade Lunsford and Andrew Ducruet talk about treatment options for arteriovenous malformations (AVM). Learn more>
Spine Metastases: From Radiotherapy, Surgery, to Radiosurgery
October 20, 2013 -- Peter C. Gerszten, MD, talks about the issue of spinal metastases for the neurosurgeon in a presentation at the Congress of Neurological Surgeons Annual Meeting in San... Learn more>
Meet Brain Tumor Patient Karina Tapia
October 1, 2013 -- Mexico native and active mother of two was diagnosed with a large brain tumor that was disturbing her vision. She was treated using the endonasal endoscopic approach. Learn more>
Brain Pacemaker
September 23, 2013 -- 'The Cure' TV segment profiles three Mark Richardson patients who underwent deep brain stimulation for Parkinson's Disease. Learn more>
SBRT in Tumours of the Spinal Column
July 30, 2013 -- Peter Gerszten, MD, talks about recent developments in radiosurgery for treatment of spinal column tumors. Learn more>
Joseph Maroon at WWE Performance Center July 2013
July 15, 2013 -- Dr. Joseph Maroon, the medical director for WWE and an instrumental player in developing the WWE Wellness Program, was a guest speaker during the grand opening of the WWE... Learn more>
Lateral Lumbar Interbody Fusion
July 1, 2013 -- Adam Kanter, MD, director of minimally invasive spine procedures at the University of Pittsburgh Department of Neurosurgery, narrates a lateral lumbar interbody fusion surgical... Learn more>
Hemifacial Spasm Patient Finds Relief at UPMC
June 13, 2013 -- From twitching in the bottom of her right eyelid that wouldn't go away to a health nightmare. Hemifacial spasm would essentially rob 44-year old Teri Cook from Perth, Australia, of... Learn more>
2013 Resident Graduation
June 22, 2013 -- Photos from 2013 University of Pittsburgh Department of Neurological Surgery resident graduation reception and dinner honoring Juan Martin, Edward Monaco and Matthew Tormenti. Learn more>
First Study of Youth-Football Concussions
June 6, 2013 -- Micky Collins, PhD, executive director of the UPMC Sports Medicine Concussion Program, discusses findings from the first research into Pop Warner-aged, youth football players (though... Learn more>